Pizza delivery driver robbed in Whitby PDF Print E-mail

Durham Regional Police report that two male suspects remain at large following the robbery of a pizza driver in a residential neighborhood in Whitby.

On Monday January 24, 2011 at approximately 9:20 p.m. a pizza delivery driver arrived to a residence on Vanier Street in Whitby and determined from the homeowner he was at the wrong location for the delivery. The victim left the residence and was walking back to his parked vehicle nearby, when he was accosted by two male suspects, both armed with weapons, who demanded his food and money. The victim was not physically harmed during the incident and contacted police immediately.

The investigation is ongoing and police are appealing for information leading to the identity of both suspects.

Suspect #1 is described as: male, black, mid-teens, 5’6” with a medium build and wearing a thin grey winter coat with a hood, a black and grey scarf covering his face and carrying a knife described as double-edged.

Suspect #2 is described as: male, black, mid-teens, 5’10” with a medium build and wearing a thick black coat with a fur-trimmed hood and carrying a baseball bat with white tape on it.

Anyone with new information about this robbery is asked to contact D/C Snow of the Central West Division Criminal Investigations Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1835. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.